[PD] pdp: Handling pdp_v4l VS pdp_v4l2 and possibly updating the examples

Pagano, Patrick pat at digitalworlds.ufl.edu
Wed Jun 15 13:39:35 CEST 2011

I would just do it yourself or prepare for the snarky obscure
psuedo-political cheese comments.
I change all mine to pdp_v4l2


On 6/15/11 3:38 AM, "Lorenzo Sutton" <lsutton at libero.it> wrote:

>All the examples in pdp use pdp_v4l. On two of the machines I tested
>(with different webcams and distros: ubuntu lucid 10.04 i386 and debian
>wheezy amd64) these only work with v4l2 (and thus [pdp_v4l2])
>I wonder now-a-days what the statistics are with v4l and v4l2 devices
>and which are currently more 'representative' (i.e. is v4l still very
>widely used?)
>Anyhow - Maybe the examples for pdp should also exist with pd_v4l2. Or
>maybe pd_v4l and pd_v4l2 could be encapsulated into, say, an abstraction
>which enables to chose. Not sure which would mean most work..
>What do you think?

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